I Spy with My Little Eye
NZ wines scored a slew of major awards at America’s largest and most prestigious wine show – the San Francisco International Wine Competition. Best in Show awards went to the 2002 Lake Hayes ‘Amisfield’ Pinot Noir, 2002 Milton Chenin Blanc, 2003 Spy Valley Gewurztaminer, and 2003 Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc. Marlborough’s Spy Valley vineyard was named Best of the Nation for NZ. Spy Valley also impressed judges at the London International Wine and Spirits Competition, winning the German Wine Institute Trophy for Best Riesling with their 2003 vintage.